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[audio]Nelson Mandela : noblest son of Africa - 50th anniversary of Pacifica Radio
Several voices come together to tell the four part documentary on the life and influence of Nelson Mandela, South African president who served from 1994-1999 and the first president to be elected in South Africa by a representative democratic election. Sandra Radley is the producer, writer, and narrator. Bill Wax is the executive producer.
Downloads: 2,642
[audio]Seneca's Oedipus
Oedipus was presented by Performance Group of New York City in December of 1977 and January of 1978. The play was written by Roman playwright, philosopher, and political adviser, Lucius Annaeus Seneca in 50 A.D. and was based on the classical Greek play, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles written 500 years earlier. It was performed at the Performing Garage in the Soho area of New York. The play was adapted by Ted Hughes from a translation by David Anthony Turner, and directed by Richard Schechner.
Downloads: 74
[audio]Live at the Village Gate: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers perform at the Village Gate with Art Blakey (1919-1990) on drums, Walter Davis, Jr. on piano, Dennis Irwin on bass, David Schnitter on tenor sax, Bobby Watson on Alto Sax, and Valery Ponomarev on trumpet. The group performs Walter Davis, Jr.'s "Jodi," David Schnitter's "Mishima," and two other songs.
Downloads: 217
[audio]Dear Friends: Let's Eat / Firesign Theater
Aircheck of the Firesign Theater program "Dear Friends: Let's Eat." Firesign Theater is an American comedy group which consists of Phil Austin (Nick Danger), Philip Proctor, Peter Bergman, and David Ossman.
Downloads: 299
[audio]Ganienkeh : for the generations to come / produced by Tim McGovern.
Ganienkeh, also known as the "Land of the Flint," is the ancestral territory of the Mohawk Nation which is located in the New York Adirondack Preserve. Speakers examine the treaties, incidents, and struggles amongst the traditional Mohawk community.
Downloads: 12
[audio]Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival
Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival just after the release of her album Turning it over, on Olivia Records.
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[audio]Anais Nin reads from "The Diary of Anais Nin"
French-Cuban Author Anais Nin (1903-1977) reads excerpts from her memoirs "The Diary of Anais Nin" which she began writing at the age of 11and continued to write until her death. She is also the author of "Cities of the Interior" and is aslo well known for her erotica literature.
Downloads: 737
[audio]War is archaic : peace is imperative / Ron Dellums
Speech by congressman Ronald Vernie "Ron" Dellums given at the 54th anniversary event of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Dellums looks back at his 20 years in Congress, beginning with his going to Congress "in the name of peace and justice...to oppose the war in Vietnam." He talks of how he later opposed "the mentality of the Cold war," and his joy when the Berlin wall came down and there was talk about peace dividends...
Downloads: 28
[audio]An interview and reading with novelist Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison is an African-American novelist who won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1993 and the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her book Beloved" in 1988. Other of her works include "The Bluest Eye," "Sula," and "Song of Solomon." Contains sensitive language.
Downloads: 139
[audio]Andrea Dworkin interviewed by Kris Welch
Andrea Dworkin is a well-known radical American feminist, anti-pornography activist, pro-women activist, writer, and poet. She is author of "Pornography : Men Possessing Women", "Women Hating", and several other titles. They talk about her newest novel, "Mercy", which is a chronological story of a woman who has been raped.
Downloads: 46
[audio]Interview with Ron Dellums on illegal activities by the FBI.
Bill Sokol talks with Oakland Congressman Ron Dellums about several documents he produced before the House Select Committee related to project "Inlet" and alleged wrongdoing by the FBI. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Saturday night massacre / produced by Tim McGovern and R.H. Lowe.
The documentary on the Watergate affair, part three, covers the fall of 1973. The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
Downloads: 46
[audio]Informed sources said / produced by Dennis Levitt.
Documentary covering the Watergate affair chronologically with reports from Levitt, Judy Miller, Bob Lowe, David Selvin, and Bob Kutner.
Downloads: 23
[audio]Free speech movement : sounds and songs of the demonstrations / produced by Stan Axelrod.
The documentary on the Free Speech Movement of the sixties begins with a sit-in of 6,000 students at the administration building, Sproul Hall. Various speakers voice their concerns and opinions regarding students' rights and the faculty's involvement. Recorded is the arrest of Jack Weinberg, a recent graduate and civil rights activist. Mario Savio speaks to the demonstrators at the protest. Followed are Free Speech Movement songs with unidentified artists...
Downloads: 73
[audio]Reports on Operation Hoodwink, intelligence and the IRS, the cost of intelligence operations, Nixon's role in Chile
Katherine Ferguson reports on COINTELPRO Operation Hoodwink, IRS intelligence operations including Special Service Staff, the cost of intelligence, and Robert Krulwich reports on Nixon's plot to prevent Allende's presidency in Chile. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
Downloads: 23
[audio]Edith Piaf in memoriam / produced by Carlos Hagen.
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. In this section, Hagen discusses the evolution of her singing style over the years, her final marriage to hairdresser-turned-singer Theo Sarapo in 1962, and her death from cancer in ...
Downloads: 68
[audio]Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: Interview with Charles S. Dutton
David Rothenberg interviews Charles S. Dutton about August Wilson's play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" in which he now stars on Broadway as Levee the trumpeter. He won the Tony Award nomination for Best Actor. Dutton talks about his life in reform school, juvenile court and Maryland Prison. He speaks of how his passion and love of acting came to be.
Downloads: 38
[audio]Mort Sahl speaks at State College
Mort Sahl (1927- ) is a Canadian-born American comedian is who was the first to perform on college campuses and also the first to record a live album. In 1960, he was featured on the cover of Times Magazine. Much of his material was based on current events and politics which led him to be an inspiration to comedians such as Jay Leno and Woody Allen.
Downloads: 144
[audio]Crips and Bloods speak out about the Los Angeles uprising
Four gang members from opposing gangs--Spud and Jason(Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric(Baby Nerve) and Nate(Caliber) of the Crips, talk about the Rodney King beating and the civil unrest that followed the police aquittals, the relationship of gangs to the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, the systematic oppression of African-Americans in the United States, and creating unity with the black community...
Downloads: 66
[audio]Taxes for torture / produced by Tim McGovern and David Morrison.
Tim McGovern discusses the range of techniques, including torture, used in the Western Hemisphere by counterinsurgency groups such as the Green Berets and Latin American military and police forces. McGovern and a series of guests illustrate how US taxpayer money helps fund groups such as the Agency of International Development who employ these techniques, and examines the practice of torture and wrongful detainment of political activists in Latin American and Third World countries...
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[audio]Edith Piaf in memoriam / produced by Carlos Hagen
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. The program dramatically traces the arc of Piaf's life, including her early abandonment by her parents on the sidewalks of Paris; her upbringing in a brothel; making a living as a st...
Downloads: 114
[audio]Developments in the middle east , retired CIA agents conference, and making the CIA budget public.
Top Secret radio. Recording begins with an interview about developments in the Middle East. Katherine Ferguson reports from a conference for retired CIA agents and staff in Arlington, VA and interviews David Philips, founder of the association for retired intelligence officers. Ferguson and Krulwich report on and re-enact the debate in the House of Representatives on an initiative by Connecticut congressman Robert Giaimo making the CIA budget available to the public.
Downloads: 15
[audio]CIA town meeting : sponsored by the A.C.L.U. / moderated by Stanley Sheinbaum (Part 2 of 2)
Leonard Weinglass, Bella Abzug, Morton Halperin, Daniel Ellsberg, Victor Marchetti (former CIA agent), Ramona Ripston, Senator Alan Cranston, John Burton, Congressman Michael Harrington, and Lillian Hellman discuss the Central Intelligence Agency and the American Civil Liberties Union. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Recorded at at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, CA on April 26, 1975. Broadcast on KPFK on May 5, 1975...
Downloads: 11
[audio]Russell Means / interviewed by Tim McGovern.
Russell Means (1939- ) , American Indian Movement leader, discusses the Indian in U.S. history, the occupation of Wounded Knee, and the attitude of South Dakota toward its Native American inhabitants.
Downloads: 79
[audio]Audio Experimental Theater: interview with Meredith Monk about Quarry
Charles Ruas interviews Meredith Monk about the adaptation of her opera Quarry for radio. Meredith Monk is an American composer, singer, director and choreographer who is a pioneer in what is now called interdisciplinary performance. The theater piece モQuarryヤ was first performed at the off-Broadway theater, La MaMa, in New York. The story is about the rise of dictatorship through the eyes of a child...
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[audio]The Saturday night massacre / produced by Tim McGovern and R.H. Lowe
The documentary on the Watergate affair, part three, covers the fall of 1973. The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
Downloads: 56
[audio]Interview with Edward Said
Philip Maldari interviews Edward Said, Palestinian-American literary theorist and Palestinian rights activist, after the publication of his book, "Out of Place, A Memoir", which was winner of the 1999 New Yorker prize for non-fiction. They talk about Israel and Palestine and the criticism of the book.
Downloads: 41
[audio]News reports on the CIA
John D. Marks and others speaking possibly at congressional hearings. Telephone interview with John D. Marks. News report on three former FBI plots to kill San Diego State University economics professor Peter Boehmer. Broadcast on KPFK.
Downloads: 37
[audio]Top secret radio report with Jim Berland
Program includes a report on the steps the CIA took to overthrow the Allende government, as reported in the New York Times, a report on perjury charges that maybe facing CIA director Richard Helms, and the Washington Report on events affecting the CIA with Katherine Ferguson and Robert Krulwich. Broadcast on KPFK in 1975.
Downloads: 29
[audio]Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion / William Sennett interviewed by Dorothy Healey
Rebroadcast of Dorothy Healey's Marxist commentary, an interview with William Sennett (b. 1941), a veteran of the Spanish Civil War and activist, about his observations of political conditions and communism in Italy shortly after his visit for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion.
Downloads: 19
[audio]What in the world / Phillip Agee ; produced by Barbara Cady.
Earl Ofari, Tim McGovern and Barbara Cady interview ex-CIA agent Phillip Agee and discuss the CIA's interference in foreign governments and domestic organizations.
Downloads: 21
[audio]Mario Savio and Clark Kerr on UC Berkeley campus
Reporter, Bert, collects miscellaneous student commentary from around the UC Berkeley campus, then reads the handbill from University Student for Law and Order. He reads "Machiavelianism" posting and criticizes Clark Kerr's handling of student protesters. Following at the Greek Theater podium, Mario Savio expresses his thoughts on Kerr's attempt to preempt the Academic Senate, which voted to support the Freedom of Speech Movement (FSM)...
Downloads: 83
[audio]The Skyhorse-Mohawk case : American Indian Movement leaders interviewed by Roy Tuckman.
On the legal problems facing Paul Skyhorse and Richard Mohawk, American Indian defendants charged with murder. American Indian Movement leaders George Martin and Ernie Peters and defense team members Jack Schwartz and Wendy Eaton discuss the case. Broadcast on KPFK, June 23, 1977.
Downloads: 24
[audio]Economics for dummies and other subjects / Robert Krulwich.
Robert Krulwich hosts the Washington Report live from Washington, D.C. Episode contains a recording of Jimmy Breslin addressing the National Women's Democratic Club about New York City's financial troubles; "Economics for the Dummy"; Catherine Ferguson speaking with Senator Frank Church, head of the Intelligence investigation; and Ted Clark speaking to the People's Bicentennial Commission. Broadcast on WBAI, July 3, 1975.
Downloads: 46
[audio]Dizzy Gillespie day: Rio Clemente live at the Village Gate
WBAI fundraiser "Dizzy Gillespie Day" held at the Village Gate in New York City on August 30, 1977. This recording contains part one of the event, an interview with Dizzy Gillespie's guitarist Rodney Jones and the music of jazz pianist Rio Clemente. See IZ0991 for part two of this event, Dizzy Gillespie performing at the Village Gate.
Downloads: 129
[audio]Top secret radio examinations of the CIA: the Philippines
First in a series of programs on the history and activities of the CIA leading up to the investigation of the CIA by the United States senate in July this year. Report based largely on William J. Palmeroy's book The Philippines: a CIA testing ground, about the CIA and U.S. actions in the Philippines after World War II; readings by David Boxall, Mike Hodel, Emily Schiller, Tim McGovern, and Jim Berland...
Downloads: 66
[audio]The United Farm Workers in Delano
The speaker begins by giving a tour of the Union complex called 40 Acres where they are training farm workers various skills. He talks about the history, activity, struggle, and impact of the United Farm Workers in Delano. Part one includes interview with Dolores Huerta, first vice-president of the U.F.W., and Ben Maddoc, head of the organizing department.
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[audio]Bill Wallace on the National Security Agency and Ralph Nader on public apathy to the CIA disclosures
Pt 1. Bill Sokel interviews Bill Wallace, former National Security Agency employee and currently from the Center for National Security Studies about the activities of the National Security Agency. Pt 2. Ralph Nader talks about public apathy to the CIA disclosures. Broadcast on KPFK, May 30, 1975.
Downloads: 17
[audio]Hate speech and the First Amendment
This five-part series on race and democracy includes compelling conversations and speeches that explore where issues of race and democracy collide. The series looks at how racism and racial realities pose a challenge to our democracy. Hate-related violence topics include the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma, the assassination of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, and the torching of a store in New York, which have all been traced to inflammatory speech...
Downloads: 32
[audio]Dick Gregory
Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory gives a speech on June 7, 1970 at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco at a benefit sponsored by the Committee United for Political Prisoners. Gregory states his feelings that America's problems are every American's responsibility, and that young people are the new target of repression by the government.
Downloads: 129
[audio]A Capitalist critique of the Vietnam War / Robert Hinton
Robert Hinton hosts this episode which features testimony given before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the effects of the war in Vietnam on the American economy on Thursday, April 16th, 1970. The testimony featured was given on the second day of the hearings by Eliot Janeway, economist and business consultant, and Gordon Sherman, President of Midas International. The Senate Committee Chairman was J...
Downloads: 41
[audio]Memorial for Phil Ochs / produced by Ed Pearl (Part 2 of 2)
Program dedicated to political songwriter and performer Phil Ochs (1940-1976) that includes a May 1973 Studs Terkel interview with Ochs and close friend Bob Gibson, and Ed Pearl interviewing Ochs' brother and manager Michael. Studs Terkel interview includes Ochs and Gibson singing songs from and discussing Ochs' life and musical career. Michael Ochs talks to Ed Pearl about Phil and plays songs from Chords of Fame, a best-of compilation Michael produced months after Phil's death...
Downloads: 159
[audio]Mario Savio and Clark Kerr on UC Berkeley campus
Reporter, Bert, collects miscellaneous student commentary from around the UC Berkeley campus, then reads the handbill from University Student for Law and Order. He reads "Machiavelianism" posting and criticizes Clark Kerr's handling of student protesters. Following at the Greek Theater podium, Mario Savio expresses his thoughts on Kerr's attempt to preempt the Academic Senate, which voted to support the Freedom of Speech Movement (FSM)...
Downloads: 29
[audio]Looking at the CIA / Victor Marchetti ; interviewed by Tim McGovern.
Victor Marchetti, former CIA agent and co-author with John D. Marks of "The CIA and The Cult of Intelligence", discusses the harassment he received while writing the book, and about CIA activities in Latin America. Marchetti discusses what the role of the CIA ought to be and how to fix what's wrong with the agency, such as allocating the duties of strategic intelligence to a civilian agency. He discusses his background, why he left the CIA, and the reasons why he chose to write the book...
Downloads: 58
[audio]The State of U.S. Politics / by Molly Ivins
Molly Ivins (1944-2007), an American newspaper columnist, commentator, and best-selling author, presents a compelling, insightful and humorous lecture on the state of U.S. politics running up to the presidential elections this same year. Her keynote address was for the 48th Annual World Affairs Conference in Boulder, Colorado. She covers several topics including immigration, campaigning finances, women's rights, bilingual education, Telecommunications Act, and more...
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[audio]CIA Town Meeting with Victor Marchetti, Bella Abzug, Allan Cranston
Recording includes Victor Marchetti making statement about the CIA investigation, Q and A with Bella Abzug, Alan Cranston and others. Also see BC2269A and BC2269B for more information. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Broadcast on KPFK on May 30, 1975.
Downloads: 21
[audio]Manhattan Theater Club Poetry Cabaret
Writers in Performance brings together poetry and jazz. Poets Wes Brown, Alan Ziegler, Alexis Devone [sp?] and Gwendolen Hardwick share their poems which are mostly accompanied with music. Contains sensitive language.
Downloads: 24
[audio]Informed sources said / produced by Dennis Levitt.
Documentary covering the Watergate affair chronologically from June 17, 1972 to May 17, 1973 with reports from Levitt, Judy Miller, Bob Lowe, David Selvin, and Bob Kutner.
Downloads: 29
[audio]Local lesbian musicians (Part 1 of 3)
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Jessie X, Madelyn[sp?] "This is real life," Marcia Lost "Worth the waiting," Rafaela Vasu[sp?] "Talk to me," Pam & Maggie "It's not easy," and Sally Landers "Messages."
Downloads: 31
[audio]Radio Nation: WTO meeting special
Marc Cooper of the Nation Magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Recording contains highlights of the meetings as well as interviews with several protesters outside the conference on their purpose for coming to Seattle and how they are planning to protest. First 15 minutes, 4pm. See DAT0010 for entire show.
Downloads: 24
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